[linux-dvb] Driver Help On DVICO FusionHDTV5 Lite

Michael Krufky mkrufky at m1k.net
Thu Dec 29 06:50:20 CET 2005

Guang Zhu wrote:

> hi-
> I've been trying to get my FusionHDTV5 Lite working in Linux. I did 
> some search on Google, and finally got some instructions from this 
> previous thread:
> http://www.linuxtv.org/pipermail/linux-dvb/2005-November/006535.html
> I followed the instructions and seemed to load the drivers 
> successfully. Here is the related dmesg:
> bttv: driver version 0.9.16 loaded
> bttv: using 8 buffers with 2080k (520 pages) each for capture
> bttv: Bt8xx card found (0).
> bttv0: Bt878 (rev 17) at 0000:04:01.0, irq: 19, latency: 32, mmio: 
> 0xe2100000
> bttv0: detected: DViCO FusionHDTV 5 Lite [card=135], PCI subsystem ID 
> is 18ac:d500
> bttv0: using: DViCO FusionHDTV 5 Lite [card=135,autodetected]
> bttv0: gpio: en=00000000, out=00000000 in=00ffffff [init]
> bttv0: using tuner=64
> tda9887 0-0043: chip found @ 0x86 (bt878 #0 [sw])
> tuner 0-0061: chip found @ 0xc2 (bt878 #0 [sw])
> tuner 0-0061: type set to 64 (LG TDVS-H062F/TUA6034)
> bttv0: registered device video0
> bttv0: registered device vbi0
> bttv0: add subdevice "dvb0"
> bt878: AUDIO driver version 0.0.0 loaded
> bt878: Bt878 AUDIO function found (0).
> bt878(0): Bt878 (rev 17) at 04:01.1, irq: 19, latency: 32, memory: 
> 0xe2101000
> DVB: registering new adapter (bttv0).
> DVB: registering frontend 0 (LG Electronics LGDT3303 VSB/QAM Frontend)...
> I did see "video0" and "vbi0" under "/dev", but the problem is, many 
> programs (e.g. utils in dvb-apps) seemed to be looking for something 
> like /dev/frontend0 and /dev/demux0, or /dev/dvb0. The dmesg output 
> mentioned that subdevice "dvb0" and frontend were created, but I can't 
> find them in /dev. So the question is where are they, or is there an 
> alternative way to work without those devices? Thanks. 

You should have:


...if you don't, then please see:


I hope this helps,

-Michael Krufky

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